Scholarships and Internships

Rotary International Rotary International

Interested applicants must apply for Ambassadorial Scholarships through their local Rotary club. Before completing the application, contact your local Rotary club to make sure that the district participates in this program. Because timelines vary, only your local club can provide specific information about application deadlines. Please see the Office of International Studies to find out more about local clubs where LeTourneau faculty and staff are involved. 
Website: http://www.rotary.org/
Deadline: See Deadlines & Application Process.


The Gilman Program

The Gilman Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, offers scholarships for students with financial need who have been traditionally under-represented in education abroad.
Website: http://www.iie.org/gilman
Deadlines: March (for Fall/academic year) and October (for Spring)*


Boren Awards for International Study

Funding from the National Security Education Program (NSEP) supports U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S . interests.
Website: http://www.borenawards.org/
Deadlines: January (graduate students); February (undergraduates)*


Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program equips future American leaders with the skills they need to thrive in an increasingly global environment by providing funding for one academic year of study or research abroad, to be conducted after graduation from an accredited university. Included are English Teaching Assistantships, which provide opportunities for U.S. students to assist in classrooms in selected countries.
Website: http://us.fulbrightonline.org
Deadline: October *


IIE Internships: Budapest and Mexico City

The IIE European and Latin American offices host internship programs for college students or recent graduates who wish to gain cultural and professional experience while interning with an international non-profit organization.
Website: Budapest (http://www.iie.hu) and Mexico (http://www.iielatinamerica.org)
Deadlines: Click Budapest or Mexico for deadline information.


The Language Flagship

The Language Flagship, a National Security Education Program Initiative, is designed to help individuals achieve superior level proficiency in certain critical languages.
Website: http://www.thelanguageflagship.org
Deadline: January*


Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

The Ministry of Education of Spain is pleased to announce over 2,000 grants for American participants to serve as teaching assistants in Spain, sharing their native knowledge of the English or French language and North American culture in Spanish public K-12 schools. Teaching assistants receive a minimum monthly stipend of 700 euros and full medical insurance.
In order to apply, please visit: www.mepsyd.es/exterior/usa/en/programs/us_assistants/default.shtml
For further information, please contact: norteamericanos@educacion.es
Deadlines: Click here for deadline information.


*Information courtesy of IIE

Questions? Contact:

Sarah Epling

International Studies Officer

(903) 233-3173